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Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas

Todd Dybas is a sports writer at the Washington Times. He has covered the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA and NCAA Div. I athletics. Dybas is a member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A St. Bonaventure University graduate, he began his career in upstate New York before making stops in Boston and Seattle. He can be reached at tdybas@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Todd Dybas

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg singles in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in Washington. Strasburg tossed a complete game six-hitter and also homered as the Nationals defeated the Miami Marlins 4-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Strasburg controls Marlins in all facets

Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg threw a shutout and hit a home run Wednesday. The only question remaining for him is who he will take in the team's upcoming fantasy football draft. Published August 30, 2017

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper grabs his knee after he was injured running to first during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bryce Harper isn't making much progress

The Nationals' right fielder is waiting for his hyperextended and bruised left knee to heal. He also has a calf strain. Washington has begun to consider contingency plans in case Harper cannot return. Published August 30, 2017

Washington Nationals' Trea Turner looks on from the dugout during a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Washington. The Nationals won 15-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Trea Turner set to return to Nationals

Washington manager Dusty Baker said after Monday night's win that Turner would be back with the major-league club in the immediate future. Published August 28, 2017

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the second baseball game of a split doubleheader against the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) **FILE**

Nationals activate Scherzer, Werth from DL

The Washington Nationals activated right-handed pitcher Max Scherzer from the 10-day disabled list and outfielder Jayson Werth from the 60-day disabled list Monday. Published August 28, 2017

Washington Nationals' Edwin Jackson, back, is out at home plate by New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, front, during the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a split doubleheader, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Out at home: Nationals fall 6-5 to Mets as rally falls short

When Daniel Murphy's single was overrun in the outfield, Washington third base coach Bob Henley cranked his arm, sending Edwin Jackson past third for home. But a perfect throw to the plate put an end to the Nationals' bottom-of-the-ninth rally, giving the Mets a 6-5 win in the first of a day-night doubleheader Sunday. Published August 27, 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor face off during a weigh-in Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Mayweather, McGregor ready to rumble in much-hyped fight

Conor McGregor has been kept pretty much under wraps ever since his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. was announced, emerging occasionally to trash Mayweather only to disappear again behind the closed doors of the UFC training center. Published August 25, 2017

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor exchange words during a news conference at Staples Center Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Los Angeles. The two will fight in a boxing match in Las Vegas on Aug. 26. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

McGregor, Mayweather more subdued as fight approaches

The combatants in the Aug. 26 boxing match didn't spend time disparaging each other on separate conference calls this week. That was a change in tenor from their prior media stops. Published August 17, 2017

Washington Nationals outfielder Brian Goodwin was removed before the top of the ninth inning in the first game of a split day-night double-header on Sunday because of groin tightness despite scoring on Anthony Rendon's home run an inning earlier. Goodwin's departure was more precautionary due to the growing list of injuries this season. (Associated Press)

Unlike in 2015, Nationals surviving injury bug this season

There was only one question in between games Sunday that was pertinent to the first game of a split day-night doubleheader. Outfielder Brian Goodwin was removed before the top of the ninth inning. Michael A. Taylor, who had been on the disabled list for a month, replaced Goodwin. Nationals manager Dusty Baker was asked why. Published August 15, 2017